Police confirm lorry and cyclist crash as fatal near Addenbrooke’s

A woman has died following a serious collision near Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge this morning (October 7). The woman who was in her 20s was on her bike when she was struck by a lorry on Fendon Road. The incident took place just before 8am on October 7, with emergency services, including the ambulance service along with police, arriving shortly afterward.

: news in Cambridgeshire Road closures remain in place, with the A1307 closed at its junction with Fendon Road, this is expected to remain closed for several hours. An investigation has begun and the driver of the lorry, a 27-year-old man from Hertford, Hertfordshire, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

He has been taken to Huntingdon Police Station. Police are appealing for anyone or saw the collision or who may have dashcam footage to get in touch.

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Please contact Sgt Tom Daly via 101 or contact us via web chat https://bit.ly/3vsiYDw quoting incident 66 of today (October 7). There is currently no access to Addenbrooke’s Hospital roundabout, therefore motorists should avoid the area and use the Trumpington entrance to the hospital. There is also congestion to Babraham Park and Ride, Queen Edith’s Way towards Addenbrooke’s, and diverted traffic on Limekiln Road.

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